Prabir has been working in the area of social change with a focus on participatory communication for over 25 years now.
His passion lies in exploring the scope and possibilities of participatory theatre processes with children, adolescents, young people and women from adivasi, rural and urban communities from across the country. As a visiting faculty, he has been conducting workshops on participatory theatre at TISS for more than 15 years and IIMA for the past six years. He has a few documentary films to his credit.
A college dropout, Prabir has earlier worked in a government factory, a public sector bank and as a journalist with mainstream newspapers. He has been a consultant with UNFPA and UNICEF, and worked on a range of projects with development organisations from across the country. He has been the Managing Trustee of Media Matters, a non-profit in the area of development communication.
Anju has over 25 years of experience of working with urban, rural, adivasi, nomadic and denotified communities from across the country.
She has keen interest in exploring participatory communication on issues related to rights, gender, VAW, education, life skills, adolescent health, reproductive rights, housing, watsan and ecology. She has worked closely with communities to design a range of communication resources for workshops, community-level processes and campaigns that challenge the norm and provoke a rethink.
With a post-graduate degree in social work from Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai, Anju has worked with Nirmitee, YUVA and AKES-I. She has been a consultant with Save the Children Canada and World Bank. She was Director of Media Matters, a non-profit in the area of development communication.